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CRESCO -  Notre Dame School in Cresco hosted a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) Museum in its gymnasium on Friday, Oct. 22. The museum featured 10 different stations designed to teach students from pre-school through sixth grade about different aspects of STEAM. The experience...
CRESCO - Cresco Fire Department was called to a fully-engulfed house fire on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 9:07 a.m. The residence, located at 21669 State Highway 9, just west of Croell Redi-Mix, is owned by Brady and Megan Norman of Cresco as a rental property.  Fire Chief Neal Stapelkamp reported, “...
HOWARD/MITCHELL Counties - ww   Unofficial results of the Nov. 2 city and school election have been released. The Howard County Board of Supervisors will have its first canvas on Monday, Nov. 8, which will verify the results from the towns of Cresco, Chester, Elma and Lime Springs. The second...
HOWARD COUNTY - On Thursday, Oct. 28 at 7:29 a.m., the Howard County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a citizen who was following three pickups, two Chevys and one Dodge, that attempted to steal a trailer from Elma. The caller stated the pickups looked like they had other items in the beds...
CHESTER - With October being breast cancer awareness month, the Times Plain Dealer is featuring a survivor – Tracy Rice.  Rice, age 46, is married to Brian and has two daughters, Taylor (24) and Jordan (21). They live in Chester, Iowa.  Rice has always had a very active lifestyle. The family has a...
CRESCO - Country Winds Manor (Patty Elwood Center)/Donald Lundak Center are hoping to make payroll this week.  The two facilities, the former Howard County Residential Facility, have been struggling to make ends meet ever since the COVID-19 pandemic struck last year. “We’ve been hit with tough...
IOWA - Around 50 law enforcement vehicles (and one helicopter) were part of an escort for Iowa State Trooper Ted Benda, who died in the line of duty on Oct. 20, 2021. The escort left Ankeny, Iowa at 9 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, traveling on Interstate 35, then turning on Highway 9, heading to Benda’s...
CRESCO - A ball field in Cresco, located at East Park, now has a name and dedication. It became the “Steve McCarville Memorial Field,” in memory of the longtime community-involved leader and beloved Cresco resident who passed away in August. He was 64 and left behind his wife, Kathy, and children,...
CRESCO - During the Oct. 18 meeting, the Howard-Winneshiek School Board unanimously approved a resolution supporting the issuance of an approximately $7,900,000 School Infrastructure Sales, Services and Use Tax Revenue Bonds to pay for the construction of a fitness center addition. This addition...
CRESCO - Students from Crestwood and Riceville High Schools were able to experience a construction simulator at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) on Oct. 6. This was a partnership between Equipment Operator Training, LLC (EOT), JB Holland Construction and NICC. The simulator is a training...

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